Medicine: Deafness and Radio

Recent assertions that deafness may be cured by the use of the radio telephone are at best dubious. Reports from London giving the opinions of physicians and specialists confirm the fact that experiments conducted with the radio telephone have produced no satisfactory results.

It is true that many people can hear the radio who cannot detect ordinary sounds. This is due, apparently, only to the high pitch of the sound emitted by radio receivers. The radio telephone, however, may prove useful in training partly deaf persons to hear.

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